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Our Team

Our team is made up of the very best data scientists, data engineers, management consultants and industry experts to accelerate clients’ strategic vision through data and analytics.

William Miller
Ben Yopp
Max Benjamin
Mina Ozgen
Christa Margossian
J.D. Love-Epp
Anusheela Banik
Philip Mannering
Chapin Wright
Aaron McClendon
Mandy Gray
Alex Abi-Najm
Carolina Osuna
Jamie Laird
Paige Stover
Nisha Mandujano
Simon Chow
Hannah Chung
Megan Williams
Matt VanDivier
David Joseph
Joe Lipski
Brian Scally
Gregg Rimmer
Yash Puranik
Samantha Markley
Vishaal Venkatesh
Scott Chapman
Ben Moss
Mitchell Woody
Justin Davis
Bona Wang
Sarah Jellenc
Alisha Husain
Corali Nogueras
Jan Aquino
William Wirono
Caro Smith
Susan Ochs
Jerry Zhang
Juan Morinelli
Carl Slifer
Michelle Chin
Brian McCloskey
Mike Ventura
Catherine Callahan
Edward Valentine
Jeremy Warner
Linlin Yang
Diego Li
Kevin Park
Tony Vigil
Alexander Mitchell
Ayesha Selwyn
Alaisha Alexander
Josh Honken

William Miller

Focus Areas

Analytics Strategy, Data Science, Enterprise Architecture

Education

BS High Honors Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

MS Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Certifications

Alteryx Partner Certified

William is the CEO and Founding Partner of Aimpoint Digital with 10+ years of experience helping organizations drive value with AI, analytics, and cloud technologies. William is a data and analytics expert consultant with extensive experience in predictive modeling, computer science, and database systems.

William has led large-scale data and analytics strategy and transformational projects for heavy process manufacturing, consumer packaged goods, capital market, banking, insurance, and pharmaceuticals companies. In addition to data analytic strategy projects, William has developed capabilities and led large-scale enterprise-wide supply chain, R&D, marketing, customer, and channel analytics projects.

William is based in Atlanta, GA, and earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Outside of work, William spends his time with his two young sons, Liam and Ramsey, his wife, Katie, and his dog, Otto, playing golf, hiking, and playing sports.

Ben Yopp

Focus Areas

Corporate Strategy, Partnerships, Marketing, and Sales

Education

GC, Cornell University; MS, Dartmouth College

MBA, Wake Forest University

Ben Yopp serves as a Managing Partner at Aimpoint Digital and is responsible for growth, revenue operations, and strategy. He has worked to build Aimpoint into a multi-million-dollar brand that serves an array of clients, stemming from early digital start-ups to Fortune 100 organizations through best in market data and analytics services.

He has broad experience in business / digital strategy development and has worked extensively in the Financial Services and Healthcare industries. Much of his background has been focused on marketing/growth strategy, business impact analysis, digital transformation, and analyzing industry and competitive landscapes. Prior to joining Aimpoint, Ben worked for both Wells Fargo’s Wealth and Investment Management and US Bank’s Retail Payment Services business unit – leading digital sales and services design. Prior to this, Ben worked in consulting for PwC S& and Accenture Strategy, focusing on growth strategy, customer analytics, and digital strategy.

Ben and his family live outside of Charleston, SC. He is an avid fisherman and enjoys cooking, traveling, and exploring new restaurants with his wife and friends in his spare time.

Max Benjamin

Focus Areas

Analytics Strategy & Enablement, Business Intelligence, Visual Analytics, and Analytic Automation

Education

BA Highest Honors in Economics from Middlebury College

Certifications

Alteryx Core, Advanced & Partner Certified

Tableau Certified Associate Consultant

Max leads our Data Analytics practice with 10+ years of experience helping organizations drive value with analytics and automation. Max has a demonstrated history of leading analytics projects and teams in the management consulting industry and enabling self-service analytics for organizations of all sizes.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Max helped Fortune 500 companies derive key insights from internal and external data through analytics and data visualization at the Boston Consulting Group. He led agile teams to develop data-driven solutions through a combination of business strategy and data analytics/data science. Solutions were rapidly deployed through Alteryx and/or custom coding (Python) with frontends built with custom web development (D3.js) and/or BI tools (Tableau, PowerBI, Qlik, etc.).

Max is based in Boston, MA, and earned his Batchelor of Arts in Economics from Middlebury College. Outside of work, Max spends his time with his two young sons, Jack and Emmett, his wife, Jessica, and his dog Hercules, hiking, snowboarding, and watching Octonauts.

Mina Ozgen

Focus Areas

Analytics Engineering, Visual Analytics, Logistics Analytics

Education

BSc Economics, SOAS, University of London

Certifications

Alteryx Core, Advanced & Partner Certified

Tableau Desktop & Server Qualified Associate

Dataiku Core Designer

Matillion Academy

Mina is a Principal Data Analytics Consultant at Aimpoint, specializing in analytics engineering, automation and data visualization. Mina is focused on facilitating data and analytic platforms to enable organizations to better utilize and act upon their data. During her time at Aimpoint, she has primarily been focused on the logistics and pharmaceutical spaces.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Mina worked in the UK-based consultancy The Information Lab, enabling companies such as Solar Turbines, Aldermore, VP, Kurt Geiger, Boston Consulting Group, and their clients.

Based out of Chicago, when it is warm enough, Mina enjoys lakefront cycling and the street dance scene.

Christa Margossian

Focus Areas

Mathematical Optimization, Predictive Modelling, Analytics Enablement, and Analytic Automation.

Education

MS in Biomedical Engineering from Tufts University

BS in Mechanical Engineering with Minor in Biomedical Engineering and Economics from MIT

Certifications

Alteryx Core, Advanced, & Partner Certified

Christa co-leads our Data Science practice with 9+ years of experience helping organizations drive value and make decisions based on their data. Christa specializes in optimization and simulation, predictive analytics, and automation. She has a passion for healthcare analytics. Christa has led analytics projects and teams in the management consulting industry for all-size organizations interested in getting more from their data.

Before joining Aimpoint, Christa helped Fortune 500 companies derive key insights from internal and external data through analytics at the Boston Consulting Group. She has led agile teams to develop data-driven solutions through a combination of business strategy, analytics, and data science. Solutions were rapidly deployed through the utilization of Python, R, and Tableau.

Christa is based in Boston, MA, and earned her Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Tufts University. She spent her college years playing D3 Basketball while earning her BS in Mechanical Engineering with minors in Biomedical Engineering and Economics. Outside of work, Christa referees high school basketball plays cribbage with her husband, and cheers on her hometown Red Sox and Patriots while giving plenty of attention to the pets of the family – Gronk and Olive.

J.D. Love-Epp

Focus Areas

Data Visualization, Automation, Spatial Analytics, Optimization.

Education

B.A. in International Affairs & Environmental Studies, Northeastern University

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Partner Technical

Tableau Certified Associate Consultant

Tableau Customer Success

Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

J.D. leads our Power BI Practice as a Principal Analytics Consultant with years of experience helping clients navigate every part of the analytics value chain. J.D. specializes in data visualization, geospatial analytics, and process automation. He has also spent time training and developing Power BI, Alteryx, Tableau, and Python. Deeply committed to learning, J.D. is always looking to expand his skillset with new tools and techniques.

J.D. has helped clients across the Manufacturing and Retail sectors develop end-to-end tools for enablement and self-service. Prior to joining Aimpoint, J.D. created industry-leading bespoke analytics for a host of Fortune 500 companies as part of Boston Consulting Group. Prior to that, he earned a B.A. from Northeastern University, where he graduated with honors and started his data journey researching Nanotechnology.

Based out of Boston, J.D. enjoys playing and watching sports of all kinds when the weather allows (go Chiefs!). Outside of sports, J.D. also spends his free time painting, cooking Latin and Southern food, reading Sci-Fi/Fantasy, and hiking across New England.

Anusheela Banik

Focus Areas

Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data Visualization

Education

MS, Informatics, Northeastern University, Boston 

BTech, Electronics and Telecommunication, KIIT University, India

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Partner Technical Certification 

Alteryx Designer Advanced 

Alteryx Designer Core 

Dataiku Advanced Designer

Dataiku Developer

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku ML Practitioner

DataRobot Essentials

Anusheela is a Senior Data Scientist at Aimpoint Digital with expertise in implementing predictive use cases with various tools across multiple industries. She is extremely passionate about leveraging data science techniques to drive business value. She also has experience with Alteryx and often delivers training to clients.

Before joining Aimpoint Digital, Anusheela used to work as a Data Science Intern at an agricultural company based out of Boston, where she leveraged a variety of predictive techniques and machine learning concepts to help in process improvement. She worked with agricultural and spatial data and helped build rapid prototypes for analysis.

In her free time, Anusheela likes to listen to and practice music. She also enjoys cooking and often likes to create fusion recipes.

Philip Mannering

Focus Areas

Data Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Spatial Analytics, Process Automation.

Education

MPhys, Theoretical Physics, Durham University (2:1 Hons)

MSc, Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering, King’s College London (Distinction)

Certifications

Alteryx ACE and Certified Expert

Tableau Qualified Associate

Philip is a Senior Analytics Consultant based in the UK with prior experience at UBS, TUI, Solar Turbines, and Walmart. He has technical expertise in Alteryx, Python, and SQL to solve business challenges. These problems span a wide range of problems, including data analytics, data visualization, process automation, and report generation – an exhaustive list would not fit on the page. With two master’s degrees in physics, problem-solving has become his raison d’être.

Philip is a strong Alteryx user, having won the Alteryx Grand Prix 2019, one of the first thirty Alteryx users to become expert certified, Alteryx conference speaker, and frequent engagement with the Alteryx Community. With SQL and Python proficiency, Philip is a force majeure in the analytical space.

Chapin Wright

Focus Areas

Data Analytics

Education

BS, Washington University in St. Louis​

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Chapin Wright is a Senior Analytics Consultant with over five years of Business and Analytics experience focusing on process improvement across the Supply Chain and Finance departments. Chapin is also advanced certified in Alteryx.​

Before joining Aimpoint, Chapin consulted on integrated business execution and planning projects focused around S&OP implementation and training, Supply Chain Process improvement, inventory management, and demand planning and segmentation at Venetia Partners. Prior to becoming a consultant, Chapin was a manager at a Fortune 500 Chemical company focused on delivering financial/business analysis and support.

Chapin is an alumnus of Washington University in St. Louis, with a BS in Economics and Finance.

Aaron McClendon

Focus Areas

Machine learning, AI techniques, Software Design & Development, ML Ops, Manufacturing, Retail, Supply Chain, Inventory Management, Demand Forecasting.

Education

BSc Georgia Institute of Technology, Nuclear Engineering

MSc University of Stuttgart, Physics

MSc (joint) Max Planck Institute for Solid State Physics

Certifications

Data Robot

IBM Quantum Computing

Dataiku

Aaron is Aimpoint Digital’s Head of Data Science with years of expertise driving business value using data analytics. His background includes a broad range of disciplines, including serving in the military as a Naval officer, engineering, both experimental and theoretical physics, as well as machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Aaron has a deep technical knowledge of value-driving machine learning and AI techniques, as well as software design and development, deployment, integration, and ML Ops. His industry background has focused on the Manufacturing and Retail industries in the supply chain, inventory management, and demand forecasting.

Aaron is an avid traveler who enjoys spending time with his family in Atlanta, stock trading, playing guitar, and working on research related to machine learning, AI, mathematics, and computing-based projects.

Mandy Gray

Focus Areas

Industry expertise in retail site location, real estate portfolio management, and mergers & acquisitions analytics.

Technical expertise in geospatial analysis, self-service analytics, and process automation.

Education

MS, Geographic Information Science & Technology, University of Southern California

BA, Harvard College

Certifications

Alteryx ACE Emeritus

Alteryx Certified Partner

Alteryx Advanced Certified

Alteryx Core Certified

Dataiku Core Certified

Mandy is an Alteryx ACE Emeritus with a background in geospatial analytics and retail mergers & acquisitions. She especially enjoys mentoring new Alteryx users on their journey toward analytics excellence and helping them solve their most challenging use cases.

Before joining Aimpoint, Mandy was the Director of Portfolio Strategy at Ahold Delhaize USA. She leveraged Alteryx to bring a data-driven, objective approach to decision-making around capital allocation, real estate portfolio management, and merger & acquisition activity retail grocery space. She has extensive experience applying geospatial analysis techniques to problem-solving and jumps at any opportunity to use maps to generate insights.

In her free time, you’ll find her spending time with her husband and daughters on their converted vineyard in rural Kentucky, backwoods camping and hiking and road-tripping to good restaurants.

Mandy received her Master’s in Geographic Information Science & Technology from the University of Southern California and her Bachelor’s in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard College.

Alex Abi-Najm

Focus Areas

Globally educated data analytics professional with experience driving enterprise efficiencies and implementing sustainable business practices.

Self-service data analytics (i.e. Alteryx)

Automation

Sustainability

Supplier Diversity

Hospitality

Education

MSc, Global Strategic Management, ESADE Business School

MS, Global Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce at University of Virginia

BS, Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce at University of Virginia

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core & Advanced

Alteryx Partner Server Technical

Alteryx Partner Sales Certification

Alteryx Partner Technical Certification

Trifacta Data Wrangler

Alex is a Senior Analytics Consultant with experience driving enterprise efficiencies and implementing sustainable business practices. He leads the company’s corporate social responsibility efforts and is actively involved in procurement, marketing, recruiting, diversity & inclusion, and operations at Aimpoint Digital. Alex has also delivered all Alteryx training to people internally and/or externally and actively involves himself in the Alteryx Community.

Before joining Aimpoint Digital, Alex was part of the Program Evaluation team at Marriott International, specializing in automating mobile app, supplier diversity, and sustainability analyses and reporting processes using Alteryx. Prior to that, he earned two master’s degrees (and a certificate) through a global dual master’s program in the US, China, and Spain.

In his free time, Alex enjoys playing and watching soccer, hiking around Washington DC and in national parks, and traveling around the world to accomplish his lifelong goal of visiting every country. He has visited 41 so far!

Carolina Osuna

Focus Areas

Data architecture, process optimization, organizational enablement.

Education

BA, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology / Environmental Science, Rice University

Certifications

SnowPro Certified

Certified Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer

Matillion Academy Certified

Alteryx Certified Partner

Alteryx Advanced Certified

Alteryx Core Certified

Carolina is a Principal Data Engineer leading the Data Engineering & Infrastructure practice with over six years of experience designing solutions across the entire analytics lifecycle. Carolina specializes in automating complex, manual processes and in delivering intuitive datasets to enable self-service and advanced analytics.

Prior to joining Aimpoint Digital, Carolina was a Data & Analytics Consultant at Slalom, productionizing machine learning models and providing technical coaching for a large analytics center of excellence with over 1,000 members at a Fortune 500 company. Before that, she was a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant at Capitalize Analytics, where she helped establish their Alteryx practice.

Carolina is based out of Houston, TX, after graduating from Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Science.

In her free time, Carolina enjoys trying out new local establishments and listening to new music.

Jamie Laird

Focus Areas

Data Engineering, Data Analytics, Cloud Data Warehousing.

Education

University of Reading, UK

Certifications

Matillion Academy

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Alteryx Designer Expert

Tableau Certified Associate

Tableau Certified Professional

AWS Cloud Practitioner

Professional Scrum Master (Scrum.org)

Jamie is a Principal Data Engineer leading our Data Engineering & Infrastructure practice in the UK. With over ten years of experience across consulting, development, and project management roles, Jamie focuses on helping organizations and people leverage data to solve their toughest challenges.

Prior to joining us, Jamie was Principal Consultant at Keyrus UK, where he established a highly successful Alteryx practice and became one of the first 25 people globally to become an Alteryx Certified Expert. Earlier in his career, he was Head of Market Intelligence at QS and held senior roles in the media monitoring and analysis industry.

Jamie is based in London, UK, where he lives with his wife Brenda. In his free time, Jamie enjoys travel, cycling, and the outdoors.

Paige Stover

Focus Areas

Data Science, GIS, Retail, CPG, Marketing, Automation, Process Improvement.

Education

B.S. Statistics and Decision Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Certifications

Alteryx Advanced

Alteryx Core

Paige is a Principal Data Scientist at Aimpoint focusing on supporting data-driven decision-making within organizations. She has 15 years of experience in data science, focused on predictive modeling, GIS, and operational analytics. Paige has worked with companies at various stages of their analytics journeys throughout her career – from small startups with limited data to large enterprises – all wanting to harness actionable insights from their data. She is passionate about building strong decision-making tools and communicating results effectively throughout organizations.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Paige worked as the Director of Research and Analytics at Forum Analytics | CBRE, where she leveraged Alteryx and other software to streamline and automate their GIS and modeling processes. She worked on labor and operational analytics in prior roles, developing syndicated information products and market research. She has her B.S. in Statistics and Decision Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

For fun, Paige loves to sing, read and try her hand at all kinds of new activities.

Nisha Mandujano

Focus Areas

Data Analytics

Data Visualization

Automation

Education

BS Industrial & Systems Engineering & Minor in German at Georgia Tech

Certifications

AWS Cloud Practitioner

Alteryx Core Certified

Alteryx Advanced Certified

Nisha is a Senior Data Analytics Consultant that enjoys developing creatively simple solutions for complex business problems. She has spent the past five years working to bridge gaps between business and technology while continuously adding tools to her toolkit that serve across the data pipeline. She is a strong believer that business and technology come down to the people that use them and values tailoring each product to best suit the needs of her clients. 

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Nisha worked as a data analytics consultant with CapTech Ventures, partnering with clients in the healthcare, sports, and beverage industries, developing solutions ranging from ETL optimization to KPI heat maps. She holds certifications in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Alteryx

Nisha is based out of Fort Worth, TX. She has her B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering and a Minor in German from Georgia Tech, where she is currently pursuing her Masters in Analytics. In her free time, she can be found at reggaeton and Latin trap concerts or watching her favorite sports teams, Atlanta United and Real Madrid. She also enjoys spending time with nature, whether that’s hiking, biking, or turtle watching.

Fun Fact: Nisha can speak five languages!

Simon Chow

Focus Areas

Data Science, Statistical Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Process, and Systems Improvement, GIS, Healthcare, Optimization

Education

MS, Statistics, Georgia Tech

BS, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech

Certifications

Alteryx Core Certified

Alteryx Advanced Certified

Dataiku Core Certified

Dataiku Advanced Certified

Dataiku ML Practitioner Certified

Dataiku Developer Certified

Simon is a Senior Data Scientist at Aimpoint, focusing on using data and analytics tools to help drive better decision-making for organizations. He specializes in rapid prototyping of analytics products, data visualization, statistical machine learning, and analyzing data to drive better decision-making. Simon has spent 6+ years working in analytics, serving commercial and government clients in the healthcare, manufacturing, and retail industries.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Simon helped clients transform operations and derive insights for strategy/policy decisions through developing prototype analytics products, data pipelines, dashboards, and statistical machine learning models at KPMG and Kroger using tools such as R, Python, ArcGIS, and Tableau. He also led and developed data science training courses and materials used for upskilling resources across the enterprise at KPMG.

Simon is based in Atlanta, GA, and outside of work can be found rock climbing, traveling, or making watches.

Hannah Chung

Focus Areas

Data Analytics

Automation

Finance Transformation

Education

BBA, Accounting and Finance, Goizueta Business School at Emory University

Certifications

Alteryx Core Certified

Alteryx Advanced Certified

Alteryx Partner Sales Certified

Dataiku Core Certified

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), State of GA

Hannah is a Finance Transformation Consultant with 6+ years of public accounting background and extensive knowledge of the tax, accounting, and finance functions. As a Certified Public Accountant turned analytics professional, she enjoys exploring how technology can be leveraged to meet the ever-evolving requirements of regulatory and economic environments, as well as the business efficiency and optimization needs of management.  

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Hannah worked as a client service Tax Manager at PwC, where she also worked within a national Tax Transformation Team focused on internal technologies, process improvements, and partnerships with offshore teams. She received her BBA in Accounting and Finance from Goizueta Business School at Emory University

In her spare time, she enjoys (very) amateur golfing, walks through the park with her cavapoo Charlie, and Kentucky basketball. 

Megan Williams

Focus Areas

Recruitment, Onboarding

Education

BA in Public Relations with a Minor in Sociology, University of Georgia

Megan is a Senior Recruiting Manager at Aimpoint Digital. She is skilled in top-tier talent acquisition through relationship building and innovative marketing. She strives to build trust and credibility with candidates by leading with honesty and empathy and always prioritizing the candidate’s experience. Partnering closely with candidates and hiring teams, Megan ensures seamless and transparent hiring and onboarding.

Before joining Aimpoint Digital, Megan worked in healthcare for 7+ years as a physician recruiter specializing in Neurology. As the lead recruiter and account manager for all National Account businesses, Megan managed relationships with health system executives and sourced Neurologists in alignment with client needs.

Megan lives in Atlanta, GA, with her husband, young son, and two rescue dogs, Ella (Lab) and Kirby (Golden Retriever). She earned her BA in Public Relations with a minor in Sociology from the University of Georgia. She enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and cheering on the Braves and Georgia Bulldogs.

Matt VanDivier

Focus Areas

Analytic process automation

Self-service data science

Data visualization

Education

MS, Data Analytics, University of Houston – Downtown

BS, Economics, Texas A&M University

Certifications

Alteryx Certified Partner

Alteryx Certified Partner – Server Technical

Alteryx Advanced Certified

Alteryx Core Certified

Tableau Certified Associate Consultant

Matt is Aimpoint Digital’s Alteryx Alliance Manager and coordinates day-to-day channel operations. Additionally, Matt leads the Alteryx Enablement team to upskill beginners and experts alike across the entire Alteryx platform and tackle complex, valuable use cases for clients in a variety of industries. He has an extensive track record of conducting training, leading 1:1 coaching sessions, and helping business users minimize time to value with their use cases.  

Prior to joining Aimpoint Digital, Matt worked as a senior consultant at Slalom, partnering with clients in the energy and life sciences industries. Matt earned his MS in Data Analytics from the University of Houston – Downtown and received his BS in Economics from Texas A&M University. In his free time, Matt enjoys hiking, trying new restaurants, and hunting for cheap airfare. 

Fun Fact: Matt has a goal to climb to the highest natural elevation point in each of the 50 states. Only 46 to go! 

David Joseph

Focus Areas

Marketing Strategy, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Marketing Operations, Event Management, Branding

Education

BA, Communications and Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

David is a Marketing Director leading the marketing efforts at Aimpoint Digital. With 7+ years of B2B marketing experience, he led marketing initiatives at scale to better position organizations for accelerated growth and success. He brings a passion for storytelling, creative design, content development, social media strategy, and technology optimization to the fold with a keen understanding of how to create a high-performing marketing organization.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, David worked as the Director of Marketing at Veridian, building their marketing organization from the ground up and was instrumental in the company’s growth. Prior to that, he served as the Americas Content Marketing Lead at HP within their print organization and as a Marketing Manager before being promoted to that role. David earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, going to concerts, trying new restaurants, exploring all NYC has to offer, and (unfortunately) Atlanta sports.

Fun fact: David is best friends with Diplo.

Joe Lipski

Focus Areas

Analytics strategy & enablement, business intelligence & visual analytics, predictive and spatial analytics, customer segmentation, GIS, gravity and regression modelling, and customer insight within the retail and consumer goods sectors.

Education

First Class Honours BA Geography (Industrial) from the University of Leeds.

Awarded the School of Geography's best dissertation for his work titled: 'Bricks & Clicks: Exploring the Geography of E-Commerce'.

Certifications

Alteryx ACE

Alteryx Core & Advanced Certified

Joe is Aimpoint Digital’s UK Practice Lead with 10+ years of experience helping organizations with data-driven digital transformation. Joe specializes in implementing modern analytics platforms, working with businesses on their analytics strategy, and solving their most pressing data challenges to realize new value.

Before Aimpoint Digital, Joe spent the first nine years of his career at Javelin Group (part of Accenture Strategy), most recently as a Senior Manager developing their award-winning Analytics and Business Insights Practice. In 2014, he became one of the inaugural five worldwide Alteryx ACEs (Analytics Certified Experts) and is currently the longest-standing member of the program, recognizing the most skilled and influential users in the Alteryx community.

Joe is based in London, UK, and earned his 1st Class Batchelor of Arts in Human Geography from the University of Leeds. In his spare time, you will most likely find Joe cooking food from all corners of the world, baking sourdough bread, or following one of his favorite sports teams: Crystal Palace Football Club, Seattle Seahawks, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Brian Scally

Focus Areas

Analytics Engineering, Data Engineering, Automation, Cloud Data Warehousing, Data Analytics

Education

BA Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Ireland

MSc Human Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, UK

PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from University of Leeds, UK

Certifications

dbt Analytics Engineering Certified

Snowflake SnowPro Core

AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Databricks Certified Data Engineer Associate

Matillion Academy Certified

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Tableau Certified Professional

Brian is a Senior Data Engineering Consultant based in the UK, with expertise in delivering engineering and analytical services across a variety of sectors. He is most rewarded by ensuring clients have access to the data they need. 
 
Prior to joining  Aimpoint, Brian worked as an Analytics Consultant for The Information Lab’s Data School in the UK, where he utilized Alteryx and Tableau Software to deliver lasting value to clients across Private Equity, Finance, IT, and Insurance. Before working in engineering and analytics, Brian completed a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, completing analyses of complex brain imaging and psychological data.

In Brian’s spare time, he enjoys live music, traveling, and socializing with friends. 

Gregg Rimmer

Focus Areas

Data Analysis, Process Automation

Education

BA History from University College London

Certifications

Alteryx Advanced

Tableau Qualified Associate

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

Gregg is a Senior Analytics Consultant based in the UK with expertise in data visualization and analytics execution using Alteryx, Tableau Software, and Power BI.  

Prior to joining Aimpoint Digital, Gregg worked at The Information Lab, where he worked across the data value chain. He spent much of his time developing suites of dashboards, training to enable analysts, and building ETL workflows to unlock the value of data for organizations. Before that, he worked as a Junior Management Consultant at Ignite Consulting. Gregg graduated with an undergraduate degree in History from the University College London. 

Gregg is an avid runner and a beginner cyclist outside of work, which handily enables his other great pastime: eating. 

Fun fact: Gregg is American, British, and French (in alphabetical order so as not to offend!). 

Yash Puranik

Focus Areas

Intersection of mathematical optimization, data science and machine learning.

Education

PhD, Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

B. Tech & M.Tech, Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay

Certifications

Dataiku Advanced Designer

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku Developer

Dataiku ML Practitioner

Dataiku DSS L2 – Advanced Design and Data Science

Alteryx Designer Core

Yash is a Senior Data Scientist with deep expertise in developing and implementing optimization and machine learning algorithms. Yash is particularly interested in helping clients derive value by leveraging data science and optimization techniques to solve practical problems.

Prior to joining Aimpoint Digital, Yash was an Optimization Research Scientist at The Optimization Firm, where he contributed to the development of state-of-the-art optimization solver BARON. Yash delivered workshops and tutorials, helping customers unlock the full potential of the company’s products. Before this, Yash was a Research Scientist at Rockwell Automation, where Yash developed novel algorithms for learning on streaming data, which led to six (pending) patent applications. Yash obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Yash lives in Pittsburgh with his cats, Gigabyte and Purrogie, and his epidemiologist wife. He spends his spare time reading, listening to music, and playing racquetball.

Fun fact: Yash’s bucket list includes learning to swim. He has taken two semester-long swimming classes unsuccessfully but has not yet given up hope!

Samantha Markley

Focus Areas

Machine Learning, Data Visualization, and Life Sciences.

Education

MSc Analytics from Georgia Tech

BSc Biology from Clemson University

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Alteryx Designer Core Certified

Dataiku Advanced Designer

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku Developer

Dataiku ML Practitioner

Samantha is a Data Scientist with a background in computational analytics, machine learning, and data visualization. Samantha is passionate about empowering companies to overcome their challenges by implementing data-driven solutions.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Samantha obtained her Master’s in Analytics from Georgia Tech. Before this, Samantha received her Bachelor’s in Biology from Clemson University, an undergraduate research assistant in the Alper Lab. During the program, she had the opportunity to work on several real-world business problems in various industries, including healthcare, finance, and athletics.

Within this group, Samantha worked on developing procedures to optimize cell culture densities for the parasite T. brucei. This role sparked Samantha’s passion for data and analytics.

Samantha enjoys staying active by going hiking with her dog playing sports, and baking and cooking in her spare time.

Fun fact: Samantha recently ran a half marathon under the stars at Joshua Tree National Park.

Vishaal Venkatesh

Focus Areas

Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning, Computer Vision, Predictive Modelling, and Data Visualization

Education

MS, Data Science, Duke University

BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Dataiku Advanced Designer

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku ML Practitioner

Dataiku Advanced Designer

Vishaal is a Data Scientist based in Chicago. He has a background in computer vision, natural language processing, deep learning, and reinforcement learning. Vishaal is curious about up-and-coming, niche data science techniques and is passionate about transforming them to provide business value to our clients.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Vishaal obtained a master’s degree in data science from Duke University. During his capstone project there, he worked with a global cybersecurity client to build object-detection models that could detect phishing attempts on websites. Before Duke, Vishaal graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.

Vishaal recently moved to Chicago and is really looking forward to exploring the food and sports scene there.

Fun fact: Many years ago, Vishaal won a lottery to attend soccer training camp by the Italian club AC Milan. He briefly met David Beckham there (for a few nanoseconds)!

Scott Chapman

Focus Areas

Servers, Networks, Cloud Service Providers, DBs, Alteryx Server, Tableau Server, Windows Server, Automation

Education

Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and Information Systems (GIS) from University of Washington

Scott is the Principal Data Analytics Infrastructure Lead at Aimpoint Digital with 20+ years of enterprise IT experience at places like Microsoft, Amazon, T-Mobile, and many others and ten years of consulting experience in the data analytics field. He’s here to take on deployments and support our customers’ server environments that are using Tableau and Alteryx and assist in the design, layout, and implementation of system and server best practices.

Before joining Aimpoint, Scott worked as a Solution Architect and IT Director at Decisive Data building reporting and business intelligence solutions. Build and maintain critical client relationships across multiple industries, resulting in high client satisfaction, excellent feedback, and repeat engagements by assessing client’s technical needs and creating and implementing plans to solve complex internal issues.

Scott is based out of Woodinville, Washington, just north of Redmond, Washington, home to Microsoft. In his spare time, he enjoys computer games with his kids, cooking, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

Ben Moss

Focus Areas

Data Analysis, Data Engineering, Process Automation, Sports Analytics

Education

BSc Sports and Exercise Science, Coventry University

MSc Performance Analysis in Sport, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Alteryx Designer Expert

Alteryx ACE

Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate

Tableau Desktop Professional

Ben is a Senior Analytics Consultant based in the United Kingdom. He has 5+ years of experience developing data-driven solutions to support the decision-making process.

Before joining Aimpoint, Ben worked for The Information Lab. He helped their clients automate manual processes, working with companies across many different business sectors, including investment and retail banking, fast-moving consumer goods, and manufacturing. Ben earned a Master of Science degree in Sports Analytics from Cardiff Metropolitan University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Coventry University.

Ben is recognized as a leading Alteryx user. He is an Alteryx Expert, an Alteryx Grand Prix winner, and a retired Alteryx ACE.

In his spare time, you will find Ben hanging around with his dog, cycling, hiking, woodworking, and watching sports. He is also working through the various ways a human can throw themselves through the air (bungee jumping and paragliding checked so far).

Fun Fact: Ben is the great-great-grandson of the “Father of Nuclear Physics” and Nobel Prize Winner Ernest Rutherford.

Mitchell Woody

Focus Areas

Data Visualization, Automation, Optimization

Education

B.S. in Financial Economics, Centre College

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku Advanced Designer

Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate

Mitchell’s expertise lies in Data Transformation, Analytics, and Strategy. With over seven years of Business Intelligence experience, he’s led multiple transformations and reporting projects. He has a passion for using data to drive results and a keen understanding of how to create high-performance Dashboards. Mitchell specializes in helping companies generate revenue by using data to operate more efficiently.

Prior to joining Aimpoint Digital, Mitchell worked as a Senior Financial Analyst at CampusLogic, building out their PowerBI environment from the ground up. He also led special projects leading to improved analytics and data efficiencies throughout the company. Before that, he spent time at Deloitte, where he completed a wide variety of projects using different Business Intelligence tools (PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik). Mitchell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Economics from the Centre College.

In his spare time, he enjoys Road tripping, Kayaking, hiking and the Kansas Jayhawks!

Justin Davis

Focus Areas

Data analytics, Analytic Process Automation, Data Visualization

Education

B.S., Statistics – Virginia Tech

B.A., Economics – Virginia Tech

Certifications

Tableau Desktop Certified Associate

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Alteryx Certified Partner

Dataiku Core

Dataiku Advanced

Justin is a Principal Analytics Consultant with 8+ years of expertise in driving value through data and analytics within the financial services and real estate industries. Justin loves designing solutions that help organizations operate more efficiently and fully realize their data’s value. 

Prior to joining Aimpoint Digital, Justin was a Senior Manager at JLL. There he helped lead the Americas Business Intelligence team, delivering solutions with Alteryx and Tableau to various regional and global clients. Before that, Justin spent several years as a Managing Analyst in the mortgage servicing industry, leading a team of analysts delivering bespoke reporting solutions. Justin is an alumnus of Virginia Tech, where he graduated with a BA in Economics and a BS in Statistics. 

Justin resides in Greenville, South Carolina, where he and his wife raise their three young children. In his spare time, Justin enjoys live music, trying new coffees, and cheering on the Hokies with his friends and family.  

Fun fact: During a trip to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya in 2014, Justin saw the last surviving male northern white rhino — and even stood on the Equator! 

Bona Wang

Focus Areas

Data Analysis, Process Automation, Data Visualisation

Education

BSc, Physics, University College London

Certifications

Alteryx Core & Advanced

Snowflake SnowPro Core

Tableau Certified Associate

Dataiku Core Designer

Bona is an Analytics Consultant based in the United Kingdom, with 3+ years of consulting experience specializing in Alteryx and Tableau.

Before joining Aimpoint Digital, Bona was an Analytics Consultant at The Information Lab UK, helping clients across private equity, public sector, and insurance industries. During this time, he helped clients better understand and utilize their data, achieving this by modernizing their ETL processes, transferring SQL skills to ETL tools like Alteryx, and upskilling their data visualization practices. Bona graduated from University College London with a Bachelor’s in Physics.

In his spare time, Bona enjoys racquet sports, mainly tennis, Formula 1, listening to and playing music, photography, and gaming.

Fun fact: Bona took his own headshot (and a few others from Aimpoint too!).

Sarah Jellenc

Focus Areas

Visual Analytics, Business Intelligence

Education

MSc, British Literature, University of Edinburgh

BA, English / Biology, University of Alabama

Certifications

Alteryx Core Certified

Tableau Desktop Certified Associate

Tableau Certified Associate Consultant

Tableau Certified Data Analyst

Sarah is an Analytics Consultant specializing in Tableau, Alteryx, business intelligence, and visual analytics more generally. Before joining Aimpoint, Sarah worked as a Consulting Analyst at The Information Lab UK, helping clients like Elsevier, Collibra, and PwC make the most of their data and upskill in analytics tools. She holds multiple certifications in both Alteryx and Tableau.

Sarah received her BA in English Literature and Biology from the University of Alabama and her MSc in British Literature from the University of Edinburgh. Her academic and professional experience has long reflected a dual interest in the arts and life sciences, especially the creativity and rigor required to solve novel interdisciplinary research problems. She is especially interested in data visualization and text analytics within biological sciences and healthcare.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys reading, traveling, live music, and watching (American) football.

 

Alisha Husain

Focus Areas

Data engineering and Architecture

Education

BA, University of Washington

Alisha is a Data Engineer with experience in software engineering and data analysis. In prior roles, Alisha helped develop tools to support data scientists and actuaries, conducted and published research in GIS, data science, and computer science, and contributed as an open-source software developer.

She brings a passion for data engineering, spatial data analysis, and cloud computing.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Alisha worked as Software Developer at a Fortune 50 company, working on software that supported the work of data scientists and actuaries at the company. Alisha earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, where she studied Geographic Information Systems with a minor in Computer Science.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, climbing, cooking, exploring the music scene, and learning new languages.

Corali Nogueras

Focus Areas

Software partnerships, Business Development, Client Success, Account Management

Education

Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology

Certifications

Scaled Agile, Inc. SAFe 4.0 Certified Agilist 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Seattle, WA. AWS Business Professional Certification 2021

Corali is a Strategic Alliances Manager with 15 years of Sales and Account Management within the IT staffing and consulting industry.

Before joining Aimpoint Digital, Corali was an Account Director with Eliassen Group, where she worked together with her internal recruiting teams to provide exceptional talent solutions services to her clients in the areas of Agile, Cloud, Information Security, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, Infrastructure/Operations, Application Development, and Business Optimization. She managed and grew a multi-million-dollar portfolio of Fortune 500 clients in various industries, including Hospitality, Financial Services, and Healthcare.

Corali is very passionate about creating and maintaining long-term relationships with her clients, partners, and teammates to help everyone reach their goals!

Jan Aquino

Focus Areas

Analytics Process Automation, Data Visualization, Machine Learning

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Quantitative Biology, Yale University

Certifications

Tableau Desktop Certified Associate Consultant

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku Advanced Designer

Dataiku ML Practitioner

Jan is a Senior Analytics Consultant with 4+ years of experience in consulting, specializing in data analytics and business intelligence roles. He has expertise across the entire analytics lifecycle, from engineering data warehouses to building automated analytic processes, visualizing efficient and relevant reporting dashboards, and building productional machine learning models. He is passionate about providing high-quality data products and services and possesses an intellectual curiosity for data analytics and technology.

Before joining Aimpoint, Jan worked as a Consultant at Keyrus, where he assisted clients across many different industries in their digital transformations. Jan graduated from Yale University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Quantitative Biology.

In his spare time, Jan enjoys street photography, staying active, and traveling. He’s a Google Maps Local Guide and is always looking for new places to eat in New York City!

William Wirono

Focus Areas

Deterministic Optimization, Linear and Mixed Integer Programming, Machine Learning

Education

B.S. Industrial Engineering (Certificate: Mathematics),University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.S. Analytics, Georgia Institute of Technology

Certifications

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Dataiku Core Designer Certificate

Dataiku ML Practitioner Certificate

Dataiku Advanced Designer Certificate

Dataiku Developer Certificate

Dataiku MLOps Practitioner Certificate

Alteryx Foundation Micro-Credential

Alteryx Designer Core Certificate

William is a Data Scientist at Aimpoint Digital. He has a background in Deterministic Optimization, Linear and Mixed Integer Programming, and Machine Learning. William is excited to help build solutions that bring real meaning to businesses and stay current on advances within the data science space.

His experience in academia and industry focuses within the field of supply chain, quality, and operations. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Spring 2020, he sought to complement his industrial engineering background with data science by taking a Master’s in Analytics at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He furthered his passion with Dell Technologies’ Data, Analytics, and Automation team by determining configuration failures and designing randomized simulations. Before that, he was involved in multiple kaizen lean events at Broan-NuTone where he helped introduce a new product and run internal audits.

William is an avid soccer and Formula 1 fan. He loves watching his favorite club, Chelsea, play in the English Premier League and keeping up with Lewis Hamilton whenever he races.

Fun fact: My dad slaughters 4000 chickens daily and my mom is a certified Yoga instructor.

Caro Smith

Focus Areas

Analytics Process Automation, Data Visualization, Business Intelligence

Education

BA, History and Political Science, St. Olaf College

MA, Public Policy, University of Minnesota

MA, Intelligence Studies, American Military University

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Alteryx Designer Core Certified

Tableau Certified Data Analyst

Dataiku Core Designer Certified

Caro is the Head of Center of Excellence at Aimpoint Digital. Caro brings 9+ years of expertise in data analytics and management and leading teams to provide timely, efficient, and effective solutions. She has a passion for problem-solving, finding creative solutions, and streamlining processes for maximized accuracy and productivity.

Before joining Aimpoint Digital, Caro worked as the Associate Director of Data Efficiency at Walden University, where she created the department and saved the university more than 3000 hours of staff work a year, and expanded the data available to the university through advanced analytics and self-service dashboards. Additionally, she created and oversaw technical training for faculty and staff.

Caro earned a BA in History and Political Science from St. Olaf College, a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota, and a Master’s in Intelligence Studies from American Military University. In her free time, you will find her in her makerspace, working on 3D printing, sewing costumes, making jewelry, or trying to find space for new crafts. She is also a roller derby and soccer fan (Go Loons!).

Fun Fact: On a trip to Thailand, Caro lost her iPhone in the River Kwai and was bitten by a rat in Chiang Mai. She commemorated the occasion with a tattoo of a rat bite over the scars.

Susan Ochs

Focus Areas

Financial Reporting, Cash Forecasting & Management, Payroll & Accounting Efficiencies

Education

BS, Finance, Pennsylvania State University

MBA, Robert Morris University

Susan is the Financial Controller at Aimpoint Digital with 25+ years of accounting/finance experience. She comes most recently from having led an accounting department where she was instrumental in increasing cash flow and reducing interest costs. She also has numerous years of experience with limited partnership accounting and managing the many aspects of the accounting/finance departments.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Susan worked as the Business Manager at AURN, creating efficiency within their accounting department, increasing cash flow, and reducing costs. Before that, she served as the Senior Investment Accountant at the United States Steel and Carnegie Pension Fund, where she managed the back-office accounting for pension fund assets, including their two limited partnership funds. 

Susan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Pennsylvania State University and her MBA from Robert Morris University. 

In her spare time, you will undoubtedly find her at the practice field or enjoying one of her daughter’s soccer games, baking some new cheesecake recipe she has found, or enjoying Pittsburgh sports.

Jerry Zhang

Focus Areas

Predictive Modeling, Machine Learning, Data Visualization

Education

BS, Aerospace Engineering, The University of Texas, Austin

Certifications

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku ML Practitioner

Dataiku Advance Designer

Dataiku Developer

Datacamp Data Scientist with Python

Jerry is a Data Scientist with 5+ years of experience in algorithm development within the defense industry. Jerry is passionate about making data science accessible and impactful to businesses and aspires to contribute new knowledge to the field. He is a curious learner interested in working across all areas of data science as a generalized specialist.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Jerry worked in data science at BAE Systems Inc., pioneering the algorithm discovery and development process for the F-35 fighter jet maintenance program. He comes with experience working with diverse hardware and software teams to meet their unique needs. He has developed software to reduce data extraction from weeks to hours to achieve algorithm development at scale. Jerry earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas.

In his free time, Jerry enjoys a bit of everything, including traveling, gaming, and caring for his plants.

Fun fact: Jerry once was the president of a small non-profit swing dance organization.

Juan Morinelli

Focus Areas

Time Series Analysis, Reinforcement Learning, Process Control, Optimization

Education

BS, Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

MS, Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Juan is a Senior Data Scientist with more than 10 years of experience in research and development. He brings a diverse perspective on process design and control, having experience in the public, academic, and private sectors. He is a team-driven, lifelong learner who enjoys creating computational tools to solve real manufacturing problems.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Juan worked as a Senior Data Science Consultant at Kalypso, a Rockwell Automation Business. Before that, he worked as a Research Scientist in the Data Analytics division within the same organization. In both roles, he led the data analysis, computational design, and implementation of client-driven solutions in a wide range of process industries and manufacturing. He holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Michigan Technological University and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, all in Chemical Engineering. In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer, going to Austin FC games, and enjoying the outdoors of central Texas.

Fun fact: Juan and his family have a coffee farm near Los Nevados National Park in the Colombian Andes.

Carl Slifer

Focus Areas

Data Analytics, Finance, Public Sector, Energy

Education

BS, Actuarial Science, University of Central Oklahoma

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core

AWS Cloud Practitioner

Dataiku Core Designer Certificate

Snowflake Technical Sales Professional (STSP)

Tableau Server Certified Associate

Tableau Desktop Certified Professional

dbt Fundamentals

Carl is a Senior Analytics Consultant at Aimpoint Digital with 10+ years of experience in the analytical and data space. He has experience with various verticals such as finance, consulting, public sector, logics, and energy. His career in data has covered a few areas; he has engineered and led solution implementations, given over 100 Tableau trainings, worked as a forecasting statistician in a call center, worked heavily in Tableau dashboards, and has expertise in ETL/ELT.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Carl worked for InterWorks as an Analytics Consultant. While there, Carl developed a soft spot for embedded analytics, data monetization, and solutions engineering. Carl has a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Central Oklahoma. He carries certifications in Tableau, Alteryx, Dataiku, AWS, and Snowflake.

In his spare time, Carl is either hiking, trying out a new recipe or an old favorite, traveling, or spoiling his cat, Luna Ba-Buna.

Michelle Chin

Focus Areas

Business Analysis, Process Design, Use-Case Definition, Analytics Strategy

Education

BA with Honors, Yale University

Michelle is an Analytics Strategy Principal within the strategy practice. Michelle has broad experience in analytics strategy and operating model development and helping clients achieve their analytics vision. She has worked extensively with Financial Services, Healthcare, Utilities, and Government clients, bringing a background focused on analytics strategy definition, operating model design, strategic roadmap development, talent strategy development, and transformation project delivery.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Michelle was a Senior Manager in Accenture’s Analytics Strategy. She has worked with Fortune 500 clients to assess current analytics capabilities and needs. Michelle has worked with C-Suite, and Analytics/Digital leads to define the analytics operating model at an enterprise and business unit level. Her focus areas included business analysis, process design, and use case definition. She also is delivery-focused and has helped clients implement their operating model. Before Accenture, Michelle was a consultant at Capgemini, specializing in business analysis and project management.

Michelle earned a BA with Honors from Yale University.

Fun fact: Michelle is an avid runner and explorer, having run the NYC marathon and a half-marathon in Kenya, been gorilla trekking in Rwanda, and even got certified for scuba diving in Bali.

Brian McCloskey

Focus Areas

Business Development

Education

BA, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Fox School of Business at Temple University

Brian is an Account Manager at Aimpoint Digital with 5+ years of B2B software sales experience. Brian brings a passion for building relationships and helping companies solve their biggest challenges.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Brian worked in Business Development at Qlik, with a focus on helping enterprise organizations bring together data from disparate source systems through real-time data integration software. Before that, Brian spent 3+ years in various sales positions at PrimePay, helping small to mid-sized businesses with their Payroll & HCM needs. Brian earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Entrepreneurship & Innovation from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, skiing, playing basketball, going to the beach (typically Avalon, NJ), and following Philly sports.

Fun fact: Brian helped raise two service dogs for the seeing eye.

Mike Ventura

Focus Areas

Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technical Recruiting in Cloud/Data/Software Engineering, Organizational Strategy & Culture Building

Education

BBA, Business Management, University of Florida

Certifications

AWS Business Professional

Mike is the Head of Talent at Aimpoint Digital and comes with over 15 years of experience in tech recruiting, strategy, and team leadership. He has expertise in scaling consulting organizations’ hyper-growth software, data, and cloud engineering practices. His core expertise is building talent pipelines, improving and refining technical recruiting methodologies, leveraging KPI hiring data to make deliberate decisions, and advocating for inclusive, diverse, and equitable teams. ​ 

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Mike provided recruiting consulting services at McKinsey & Company in their new practice within the Digital & Analytics space, called Cloud by McKinsey (CbM), where he was responsible for helping shape the new recruiting processes for their cloud engineering presence, outside of management consulting. This also included recruiting for the firm’s most challenging Cloud Architecture consulting roles.​ 

Mike earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida. In his spare time, you can find him glamping in his Airstream, named the Silver Twinkie, or hanging out on the beach in St. Augustine, Florida, with his Fiancé and their two dogs, Buddy and Lucy. 

Fun fact: Mike was awarded the first-ever “Mr. Hudson, Positive Action Kid” designation upon graduation from the 5th grade, and he still has the plaque hanging up 30 years later! 

Catherine Callahan

Focus Areas

Business Process Improvement

Education

BS, International Business, Northeastern University

Certifications

Alteryx Core Certified

Alteryx Advanced Certified

Dataiku Core Certified

Catherine is an Analytics Consultant at Aimpoint Digital with five years of analytics experience, specifically using Tableau and Alteryx. Catherine has extensive business process improvement and corporate finance/reporting experience.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Catherine worked as the Business Planner for the Drug Substance team at Amgen, where she automated and digitized numerous business processes and introduced Alteryx to the greater Process Development Business Planning network. Before that, Catherine was on the Functional Finance Team at BCG, supporting operations services and finance digital initiatives. Catherine earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from Northeastern University. She enjoys traveling, playing with her rescue dog, Larry, and trying new restaurants and Alison Roman recipes in her spare time.

Fun fact: Catherine danced ballet for 15 years and was a member of the New Jersey Ballet Junior Company.

Edward Valentine

Focus Areas

Data Science, Timeseries, Forecasting

Education

BA, Economics, San Diego State University

MA, Economics, San Diego State University

Certifications

Alteryx Core Certified

Alteryx Advanced Certified

Dataiku Core Certified

Dataiku ML Practitioner

Edward is a Senior Data Scientist at Aimpoint Digital with 9+ years of experience in price optimization and forecasting for retail businesses. He comes having built analytics and data science tools to empower operational decision-making. He brings a passion for analysis, forecasting, behavioral economics, and improving business performance through decision science methods.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Edward worked as the Manager of Decision Science at ecoATM, building their data science and analytics team from the ground up for the finance department. Edward earned a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Economics from San Diego State University.

In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his wife, gaming, hiking, and spending time with his kids.

Jeremy Warner

Focus Areas

Business Intelligence, Visual Analytics, Analytic Process Automation

Education

BS, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Toledo

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Toledo

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core & Advanced Certified

Tableau Certified Associate Consultant

Jeremy is a Senior Analytics Consultant at Aimpoint Digital with 8+ years of experience leading self-service analytics initiatives to deliver actionable insights that empower strategic decision-making.

Before joining Aimpoint, Jeremy worked as a Business Operations Analyst at Marathon Petroleum, providing analytical expertise to the Marketing, Trading, and Pricing organizations. At Marathon, he also served as a Pricing Specialist synthesizing analytical insights to develop and execute pricing strategies. As a Strategy Analyst, he led financial analyses and identified capital investment projects leveraging business acumen, linear programming, and Monte Carlo simulations.

Jeremy has two Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Toledo, one in Computer Science & Engineering and the other in Electrical Engineering. He enjoys whitewater kayaking, golfing, and playing hockey in his spare time.

Fun fact: In 2020, Jeremy spent a week in Ecuador whitewater kayaking

Linlin Yang

Focus Areas

Supply Chain Optimization, Process Synthesis

Education

BS, Chemical Engineering from Cornell University

PhD, Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Certifications

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku ML Practitioner

Linlin is a Principal Data Scientist at Aimpoint Digital with 7+ years of advanced analytics experience in the Oil & Gas industry. She brings to the team technical background in mathematical programming as well as a passion for developing practical business decision-support solutions.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Linlin worked in various roles advocating and creating engagement opportunities for advanced analytics within ExxonMobil downstream. She worked closely with business, engineering, and research teams to create optimization and machine learning solutions for improved decision-making in areas spanning manufacturing to commercial. Linlin earned a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and a Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University focused on the field of Process Systems Engineering.

In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new trails in the Seattle area to walk her dog and has recently picked up gardening to make work from home more vibrant.

Diego Li

Focus Areas

Data Visualization & Analytics, Data Architecture & Engineering, Process Automation & Optimization

Education

MA, Information Technology and Management, University of Texas at Dallas

Certifications

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Databricks Certified Associate Developer for Apache Spark 3.0

Snowflake SnowPro Core Certification

Tableau Desktop Certified Associate

Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Associate

dbt Fundamentals

Microsoft Azure Data Engineer Associate

Microsoft Azure Data Scientist Associate

AWS Certified Machine Learning - Specialty

Python Institute PCAP - Certified Associate in Python Programming

Diego is a Principal Solutions Architect at Aimpoint Digital with 7+ years of experience in data visualization & analytics, data architecture & engineering, and prescriptive & predictive analytics. He is incredibly passionate about contributing to the overall success of an organization by effectively leveraging the best data solutions and practices.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Diego worked as the Data Analytics Manager at ClubCorp. He led the data analytics and engineering team to implement various solutions from the ground up, including SQL data warehouse, Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI, and Databricks. As a result, the company has been able to quickly uncover business insights through self-service analytics and proactively take actions against customers, eventually switching to a data-driven culture. Diego has a Master’s degree in Information Technology and Management from The University of Texas at Dallas and is certified in multiple specialties.

In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, running, and exploring new restaurants (especially burgers).

Fun fact: Diego picked ‘Diego’ as his English/Spanish name because of the tiger Diego in the animation movie Ice Age.

Kevin Park

Focus Areas

Machine Learning, Predictive Modeling, Data Science, ML Interpretation

Education

BS, Management & Finance, Tulane University

MS in Analytics from the University of Chicago

Kevin is a Principal Data Scientist at Aimpoint Digital with 9+ years of advanced analytics experience in the Financial Services, Insurance, and Real-estate industries. He brings to the team experience solving challenging business problems in various sectors using quantitative and qualitative methodology. Kevin brings a passion for scaling measurable financial impact from data science and bridges the gap between advanced analytics and business impact.

Before joining Aimpoint, Kevin worked as a Data Scientist at Zurich North America and led various Data Science and analytic projects from end to end. He worked closely with business stakeholders to translate business objectives into clearly defined analytical projects. He also developed various ML risk and pricing models and led university recruiting and training for the Data & Analytics team. Before Zurich, Kevin worked different analytics roles within Financial Services for CME Group, Mizuho Securities, and Mirae Asset Daewoo. Where he developed skills and a passion for scaling a measurable financial impact from data and analytics. He also served as an Analytics Manager at Hillsun Group, where he led the analytics team to help C-Suite executives from various divisions to bridge the gap between advanced analytics and business impact.

Kevin earned a Bachelor of Science in Management and Finance from Tulane University and a Master of Science in Analytics from the University of Chicago.

He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters in his spare time. He also enjoys wine with his wife.

Fun fact: Kevin was part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, where he was a squad leader in the headquarters company. He also won a national-level speed skating gold medal in South Korea.

Tony Vigil

Focus Areas

Data Engineering and Infrastructure

Education

BS, University of Washington

Certifications

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Tony is a Data Engineer at Aimpoint Digital with extensive Python, SQL, and command-line skills and a suite of experience creating pipelines to wrangle big data.

Beginning his professional career at Aimpoint, Tony will be working with the data engineering team to build pipelines that automate data cleaning, filtering, and validation. He will work closely with analytics consultants to prepare datasets for ingestion into predictive models and business intelligence dashboards. Prior to joining Aimpoint, Tony studied at the University of Washington, where he worked on various data analysis and software engineering projects through a mathematics research program. Tony holds the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certificate and is looking forward to growing his knowledge of AWS, Snowflake, and dbt.

Fun fact: Tony once swam 750 meters through a lake in Florida (with alligators!) in completing a sprint triathlon.

Alexander Mitchell

Focus Areas

Data Analysis, Process Automation, Data Visualisation

Education

BSc. Tropical Disease Biology, University of Liverpool

MPH Master of Public Health, Imperial College London

Certifications

Tableau Desktop Specialist

Alteryx Designer Core

Alteryx Designer Advanced

Alexander is a Senior Analytics Consultant at Aimpoint Digital with 6+ years of experience in data analytics consulting. He comes with experience across a wide range of industries, including the public sector, utilities, and tax. Alexander is passionate about automating data processes and storytelling with visualizations.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Alexander worked for PwC as a Manager in the Tax Technology team. There he used Alteryx, Tableau, and Power BI to support clients in better understanding their data and to make processes more efficient. Alexander has a Master’s degree in Public Health from Imperial College London and is certified in Alteryx and Tableau.

Fun fact: Alexander once caught a pass from former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.

Ayesha Selwyn

Focus Areas

Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Visualization

Education

BA, Economics, FLAME University, India

MS, Business Analytics, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

Certifications

Dataiku Core Designer

Dataiku Advanced Designer

Dataiku ML Practitioner

Dataiku MLOps Practitioner

Ayesha is an Analytics Consultant at Aimpoint Digital. She is passionate about storytelling, visualization, user behavior, and impact analytics.

Ayesha joins us from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business with an MS in Business Analytics. Prior to that, she worked at Pratham Education Foundation in India, where she designed and implemented monitoring and evaluation systems for ed-tech projects and created custom dashboards for various stakeholders to track app usage.

Ayesha earned a BA in Economics from FLAME University, India. In her spare time, Ayesha loves to walk and swim (preferably on the beach), draw, do paper crafts, and watch theater.

Fun fact: Ayesha prefers fruit dessert over chocolate dessert.

Alaisha Alexander

Focus Areas

Data Engineering & Infrastructure

Education

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

MS, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Alaisha is a Data Engineer at Aimpoint Digital passionate about learning and leveraging her skills to find creative solutions and insights.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Alaisha was an NSF Graduate Research Fellow at Stanford University, where she completed her MS in Mechanical Engineering. Her research was focused on tracking and predicting objects, passing maneuvers, and integrating perception data into motion planning for autonomous vehicles. Alaisha earned her BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Mechanical Engineering.

Alaisha is a frequent volunteer and believes in contributing to every community she is a part of. She has served at every level of student leadership within the National Society of Black Engineers. She believes strongly in their mission to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.

In her free time, Alaisha loves to bake, read, paint, and listen to (and loudly sing along with) musical theater soundtracks and pop songs from the 2000s.

Fun fact: Alaisha owns and frequently rides a 2000 Honda Shadow motorcycle.

Josh Honken

Focus Areas

Data Analytics, Analytic Process Automation, Data Visualization

Education

BA, Music, Elmhurst University

Certifications

Alteryx Core​

Tableau Desktop Certified Associate​

Josh is a Principal Analytics Consultant at Aimpoint Digital with 13+ years of diverse experience. He comes from a sales and leadership background and transitioned to analytics by way of communications. He brings a passion for democratizing data to tell stories, making insights available to everyday end-users of data products, as well as executive business leaders. As a persuasive communicator and Tableau & Alteryx Certified analytics professional, he has a successful record of leading teams and making sense of big data.

Prior to joining Aimpoint, Josh worked as a Vice President of Analytics – Lead Analyst at Citigroup, building the datasets and dashboards that began tracking the progress of Citi’s work on the Federal Reserve and OCC Consent Orders. Prior to that, he worked on a contract supporting foreign military sales analytics for the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate, where he received honors from the general. He also previously held analytics positions in fintech, developing a customer-facing analytics product and healthcare supply chain – having worked through mergers in both. Josh earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Elmhurst University. In his spare time, he enjoys his family, hockey, coffee, Indian food, music, and the Wall Street Journal.

Fun fact: Josh met Dolly Parton while recording his original album in Brentwood, TN. She was very kind!

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